CO: Elk illegally killed in Fremont County

CANON CITY, Colo. – Colorado Parks and Wildlife is asking the
public to help solve a poaching crime in Fremont County.

Two dead elk were discovered late last week along High Park Rd.
(Fremont Co. Rd. 11) in northeast Fremont County. The hind quarters
of one of the elk was taken, but the rest of the animals were
abandoned.

“High Park Road is well traveled, so we hope someone might have
seen something and will come forward with information that will
solve this crime,” said Wildlife Officer Bob Carochi. “Anyone who
provides information becomes eligible for a cash reward from
Operation Game Thief if their information leads to a citation or
arrest.”

Callers can contact Carochi at 719-276-8844 or Operation Game Thief
toll-free at 1-877-265-6648. Verizon cell phone users can dial
#OGT. Email tips can be sent to Operation Game Thief via at
game.thief@state.co.us.

For more information about Operation Game Thief, visit:
http://wildlife.state.co.us/RulesRegs/LawEnforcement/OperationGameThief/Pages/OGT.aspx.

 

For more information about Division of Wildlife go to:
http://wildlife.state.co.us.

 

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